Centre for Children's Rights


Prof Laura Lundy
Professor of Education Law and Children's Rights
LL.B, LL.M, PhD,
Barrister at Law

Deputy Director

Ms Lesley Emerson

Other Members:

Prof David Archard
Dr Bronagh Byrne
Prof Paul Connolly
Prof Jannette Elwood
Stefania Giannakaki
Dr Karen Kerr
Prof Ruth Leitch
Dr Katrina Lloyd
Dr Chelsea Marshall
Dr Sarah Miller
Dr Karen Orr
Dr Dirk Schubotz
Dr Ron Smith
Dr Karen Winter

Research Students:

Jen Banks
Rhian Barrance
Josephine Bweyale
Lovina Emejulu
Erika Frank
Lucy Royal-Dawson
Harry Shier
Triona Stokes
Michelle Templeton

News from the Centre for Children's Rights

Council of Europe child-friendly materials on the Lanzarote Convention

The Centre for Children’s rights is hosting an event to mark ‘International Children’s Day’, on 20th November, 2015. During this event a new...

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Centre research informs new Children’s Bill

Research conducted by Dr Bronagh Byrne and Professor Laura Lundy for the NI Commissioner for Children and Young People on barriers to government delivery for...

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Investing in children at a time of austerity: developments in children’s budgeting conference

Professor Laura Lundy and Dr Karen Orr recently (October, 2015) presented at the ‘Investing in children at a time of austerity: developments in children’s...

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Reporting on Best Practice in Cross-departmental Working Practices for Children and Young People

The Centre for Children’s Rights is delighted to announce the launch of the report 'Reporting on Best Practice in Cross-departmental Working Practices for...

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Third Annual Children’s Rights Symposium in Antwerp

On 14th-15th October, Professor Laura Lundy and Michelle Templeton (PhD Student) from the Centre for Children’s Rights attended the ‘3rd Children's Rights...

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Archard, D. (2014) 'Children, autonomy and well-being,' in Colin Macleod and Alexander Bagattini (eds.) The Concept of Child Well-Being Dordrect: Springer

Archard, D. (2014) 'Procreating,' in S. Luper (ed.) The Cambridge Companion to Life and Death Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Langlaude, S. (2014) Parental Disputes, Religious Upbringing and Welfare in English Law and the ECHR, Religion and Human Rights: An International Journal 9(1), 1-30.